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Sudwerk Pilsner - Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery

Sudwerk PilsnerSudwerk Pilsner

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BA SCORE
85
very good

76 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 76
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%


Brewed by:
Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-29-2002)
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Reviews by Celtics17:
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Celtics17

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4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I could easily drink the entire 6 pack. Some apple breaks through & slight peppery hops. Finishes crisp, bready, and maybe a hint of corn. A sweet taste to start, with not much hop at all.
Very drinkable. Milder German pils. Color is a very light yellow. This beer was better then I hat anticipated.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 06:46:27 | More by Celtics17
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Sudwerk Pilsner from Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery
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